Wells Maltings secures major funding award from The Clore Duffield Foundation

£100,000 investment in Wells-Next-the-Sea’s landmark arts and heritage centre to support new Clore Learning Space. Wells Maltings is delighted to have been awarded £100,000 by The Clore Duffield Foundation towards a new learning and participation space within its redeveloped arts and heritage building in the heart of Wells-next-the-Sea. The development project, which transforms a derelict.. read more →

The life of Alderman Sam Peel celebrated in new community play produced by Wells Maltings

Call out for performers to take part in this exciting local venture – informal open auditions to be held Sunday 1st October The life of Sam Peel was a truly inspirational one. He oversaw the reorganisation of post-war education in the county, laid the foundations for the National Health Service in north Norfolk and took.. read more →


Wells Maltings calls out to local artists to respond to our local heritage Deadline for local artists to submit their work as part of Wells Maltings’ Heritage Art Trail is fast approaching. Wells Maltings, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, is organising a year long Heritage Art Trail which will be part of its.. read more →


The Wells Maltings Trust is pleased to announce the arrival of Simon Daykin as the first General Manager of Wells Maltings – the new arts, heritage and community hub for North Norfolk in the heart of Wells-next-the-Sea, opening in Spring 2018. The Wells Maltings Trust was established in 2010 and the redevelopment of Wells Maltings.. read more →

Volunteers Needed to Be Part of a Vibrant Cultural Hub

A Small Port on the eastern Shore of Britain with a Global Reach The Wells Maltings is breaking ground on a two-story extension providing spaces for retail, reception, café, visitor facilities, community room and an exhibition and gallery space. We are responding to an Heritage Lottery Fund  and community initiative that will coincide with the.. read more →

Restoration work reveals amazing heritage

Restoration work under the Maltings is now underway, the initial strip out work has revealed the stunning heritage roof structure and beams on the first floor of the building. Exciting times! read more →

A Wonderful Archive of Early Photos from the Wells Maltings

The Granary theatre in the Wells Maltings is on course so we are continuing to catalogue and care for the building. These photographs, kindly taken by Chris Beale will be added to the archive of pre development material being gathered by The Maltings Trust. Quite wonderfully a lot of the original interior fittings in the.. read more →

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Stunning Video

This stunning video gives an excellent overview of the development plans for the Granary Theatre, part of The Wells Maltings. Please take a moment to watch it as it’s really superb and features interviews with local people and holiday makers. read more →

See the drawings

These stunning drawings show the the vision for The Granary Theatre brought to life. This historic building is being brought up to date to make a culturally and educationally significant contribution to Wells-Next-the-Sea. With your continued help we are turning this vision into a reality.     read more →